LOCAL LORE. IfEWS OF VICINITY CORVALLIS AND TOLD IN BRIEF. " Tbe Comings and Goings of People Social Gossip, Personal Men tion and Other Items of- Public Interest. Wheat 75. data 32. , Ben-Elgin returned to CjrKon, Wedaetday. Miss Letba Pattern of HaWey, is fleitlog Mrs. George Irvine. ' Miss Estella Klllin of Portland Is the gueeo oi Miss Mabel Wftbycombe. Mr, aid Mr. Kv D. Gilbfr: of Salem are guests of Miss E Jna Irvine, Miss Mabel Jones of Brooks, ar rived yeeteidiy to attend comrnence mect. There wlil be eervieea at the Catholic cbureb tomorrow at 8 a. m. aud at 7;30 p. nj. Mrs. F. E. Smith of Salem, is ex pected today for a visit with her par sers, Mr. ana JUr?. it. M. uilDrrc. Salem Journal Mtss Maude Mc Bee of Corvallls arilvtd yesterday to visit friends. D. W. Prltehard od family are moving to Portland this week. E. B. Bryson returned Thnreday from a trip to Salem and Portland. Mrs. Warner and Miss -McKoigh; of Sclo, are guests of Mre. A. J. John son. ; ' -: . ' j Wilbur Weeks of Salem, a former O. A. C. student 1? a .Commencement Miss Frances Belknap arrived Weduesiiay from Eastern Oregon, where ehe has tesn teaching school. Mr. and Mre. EJ Cummlogs ar rived Monday from Cottage Grove, for a visit with Mrs. Cummlogs' par ents, i : ,.. J r Mi and Mrs. Gene Simpson ex pect the first of next week to occupy a new home purchased recently of Mr. Minor in Jobs addition. Dr. Withycombe, Prof. Oordlej, Prof. Eol8ely and Prof. Kent left Wedaetday far S'ajton, to hold a I farmers institute. Mia. Frank Porter arrived from Portland Saturday for a three weeks, visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs Charles Blakeslee. A neat eix-r )nm cottage is belug built by John Bier on the lots just back of his residence. When com pleted the new dwelling will be oc cupied by Mr and Mrs. James Bier. Miss Evans of the Corvallis chools, is In this city, the guest of Urs. Lur Campbell, while on her way to Dor borne : in California. Al bany Democrat. W. Glfford Nush of Portland, a former Corvallls man, has published , "Tbe Students Technique" embracing Bis method oi exercises for piano technique, in which be has no super tax in tne state. Horace t'ree3 nas arrived from Washington for a visit with his par ents and Blsttrsiu this part of tbe state. It bun been many jeirs since be left CorvHliifi. Mr. Crees bas a valuaMs farm iii Whitman county. Officers for tho athletlo union f r the ensuing year were elected at a meeting of the etudent body at the college Wednesday. They are. Prof. Oordley, president; Mies Smltb, sec retary; Kalph Sbepard, treasurer, . aad rrJf. Johnson, general manager. . . The Baptists will worship at the i -Armory tomorrow morning. There , win ue no service at tne cnurcn. rne usual meetings at 7 and 8 o'clock will be held in the evening at tbe church. All are invited. One of the ewellest new rigs that nas been in Corvallis this season is that of R. H. Huston. The vehicle Is a pneumatic tire Bailey Whalebone, ana. ine steed is a ependid animal kuowd as ne:on u., a trutter ot no mean record. The whole outfit is one tbat at'rao s every eye as It pass ea alone Cr iva'lts streets. The regular missionary meeting oi tne congregational cnuren was held at the residence of Mrs. Lucy Francisco Wednesday aftErnooo About thirty nve ladies were present and the afternoon was enjoyed by all. Selections were read by Mrs. Nichols, ; Mrs. Green. Mr. Berchtold and Miss euwcmq. ajccjuiij ui ma mob mort log was given by Mrs. Jackson and Mis. Francisco. Mr. 'Huff and Mrs pnjtser oi nymoutn were present as Wfctor3. Light leueshmeDta were JEFved. v Commencement week at OAC be giO tins evening and extends over next Wednesday. The graduating class is as follows: vHelgs Bartmess, Hood itlver: O. W.-Beaver, Salem H. C. Brodie, Lente; J. C. Burns, Cle one; John Buster. Sheridan; Carrie Byerlee, Hood River: Claud Cate HUisboro; Jesse Clark,, Newberg Maud Cockran. Aurora; Percy Cupper Monument; Lucy Dilly. Wren, T W Eapey, Oystervilie; Etta Fuller. Cor vallle;AS Hall, Cleone; Blanche Hershner. Greebaui: Ernst Hinrichs, Hood Klver: Dave Hint-el, Portland Alva Horton, Bridal Veil; John How ard, Prlnevllle; E P Jackson, Cleone Guy Moore, Prlnevllle; Nellie Pate, Jefferson; C L Proebstal, Portland 3 O Klnebart, The Dalles; Juanlta Bosendorf, Independence; ' Leena Busk. Mllwaukle; T W Scott, Carson Washington; C L Sbepard, Salem Cecil Staats, Airile: Inez St. Germain Tuba, Washington; Mary Sutherland, Bhedd; I M Underwood, Grass Valley guest of friends. , .- . Boderlck and Darwin Nash of Nashville, are guests cf Bert Piiklng- ton. ' i 5 . i ; 1 - Albert Wyatt is with relatives at Perry dale, add is expected home to day. . ; ;- VV . " ' :.- Light rains "the ". past few ' days have been welcomed by all. Farmers say more rain is needed. r Miss Fae Wisecarver, of McMlnn ville, arrived yesterday to spend com mencement with Miss Louise Gilbert. Mrs. M. Jacobs, Miss Sarah Ja cobs and Mr. H.F. Fischer left Thurs day fur BoswelLSpriogs for an indefi nite stay. Tbe faculty and seniors at tbe college are to play base ball thisafiet- nooo. The game will take plane at 2:30, on tbe football field, and will un doubtedly be Interesting. There will be no Sunday school or service In the Presbyterian cbnrcb Suneay morning. Kev. Dr. Holr; of Portland, wlil preach in the evening, Special music for tbe occasion. The county board of road viewers is to examine and report en a county road petidoned for by T. C. BaKer and others In tbe vicinity of Mountain View. The order was issued at last week's meeting of the county court.. A residence property and several lots just west ot the William Baker house In the southwest pait of town has been sold by John Blckard to J. B. Irvine. Tbe purchase price is $900. Tbe deal was negotiated by Ambler & Watters. Charles Hansen of Summit, was before an examining board at tbe court bouse on a charge of . insanity, Inure day. . The complaint was made by his wife, who charged abuse and violent threats. Dr. Cathey was the examln log physician and after Investigation he declared Hansen to be of sound mind. The latter was released W. J. Dunlap the well-known O. A. O. football player on' last tali's team, chopped telephone poles across the river tbe other day. The axe glanced, and the blade struck him in the foot. The wound is two inches in length and is just in front of the ankle. It is deep, and will keep Mr. Dunlap off duty for several days to come. The injury, however, is not necessarily of permanent character, and within a few weeks tbe well-known guard will be as good as ever. One of tbe features scheduled tor Commencement week, is not to happen It is the competitive drill In which the various companies of tbe cadet battal ion were to have contested, the date having, been set for Monday afternoon It develops that the examination by the State Beard of Pharmacy for pharmaceutical graduates Is set fo the same hour, and as several of the cadet officers are members of the ptarmacy class, the d ill has been de clared off. -Tomoirow, Sunday afternoon, an excursion train Is to run from Corval lls to Albany and return, carrying those who desire to witness the base ball game between Albany and Salem teams. The fare'for the round trip is fifty cents, and the admission to the game ia 25 cents. The two teams are in the lead in tbe Willamette Valley League, aed are hot contestants for the championship. The train . will leave Corvallis at 1:30 and return im mediately after the game. At Monroe. Born, Saturday to the wife of R. H. Hewitt, two daughters. Bom, to tbe wife of John Brown, a eon. - - ' Jobnnj Martin is. bow having a ne new house: bnilt on what is kDown as the old Oliver " farm north of here. He is hauling 1 amber from Corvallis. . The M. W. A picnic occurs tc- dav. iThe largest crowd ever as sembled together in this .little town ia expected. A beautiful $25 banner will be given by Monroe camp to the best ' drilled , team. Neither time nor money have been spared to make this the ' greatest picnic ever held in the county. REDUCED EXCRSION RATES. to Ben Pierce bas retnrned to ell after a few days spent in roe. - : - X. Low-Mon- Colorado Springs, Colo., lone 8 A special to the Gazette from Vic tor pays: - . Eight unknown men, armed with shotguns, rifles, pistols and sledge hammers, entered the office of the Victor Record at 11:45 o'clock to night, ordered tbe men to throw up their hands, broke up the machine ry and then told the men to get out of the district as fast as tbey could. There is no clue at the pres ent time to the identity of tbe men . George Key nor, proprietor of the paper, was at lunch and f oreman Walter Sweet was in charge of the men.; : They were busily engaged in getting out tbe : morning paper, when suddenly eight heavily , arm ed men opened the front door-, and walked back tothecomposingroom. They : leveled their, guns at r the startled men who were : at work, and the leader called out: "Line up now and thrbw up your hands." The men quickly obeyed. - The men then wrecked two lino type machines, several job presses and all the equipment of tbe office. Thev Fmashed the telephone and a typewriter. When their work of ruin was completed, tbey marched the Record employes out on the sidewalk and told then: to get out of the town. - , The printers walked north and the eight men Started off toward the south. ' Tbe Record has been known as the organ of tbe Western Federa tion of Miners in this section. The men have not decided wheth er they will leave ' - ; From S. P. and C. & E. Points the Seaside and Mountain Re- ports for the Summer. ' On and after June let. 1904, the South era Pacific in connection with the Cor- ; vallis & Eastern railroad, will have on sale ronnd trip tickets from points, on their lines to Newport, Yaquina and De troit at very low rates, good for return until October iotb, 1904., v " . - ' " t Three day tickets to Newport and Ya quina, good going Saturdays and return ing MondayB, are also on sale from all East side points, Portland to Eugene in- clnsive, and from all Westside points en- j abling people to visit their families and spend Sunday at the seaside. Season tickets from all Eastside points ' Portland to Eugene inclasive, and from all Westside points, are also on sale to Detroit at very low rates, with stop-over-privileges at Mill City or any point east enabling tourists to visit the Santiam and Breitenbusch hot springs in the Cascade mountains, which can be reached in one dav. Season tickets will be good for return from all poihts until October 10. Three day tickets will be good going on . Sat urdays and returning Mondays . only. Tickets from Eugene and. vicinity will be good going vfa the. Lebanon-Springfield branch if desired. Baggage on Newport tickets checked . through to Newport; oh Yaquina tickets to Yaquina f only. . Southern Pacific trains connect with the C. & E. at Albany and Corvallis tor Yaquina and Newport. Trains on the C, & E. for Detroit will leave . Albany at 7 a m enabling tourists to . tbe , hot springs to reach there the same day. For information as to rates, with beau tifully illustrated booklet of Yaquina and vicinity can be obtained on application to Edwin Stone, manager C &E; Albany W B Coraan, G. P. A. S. P Company, Portland, Rate from Corvallis to Newport, $$. 75. " " : t Yaquina, 3.25 V . 1 " Detroit, I3.25 Three-day rate from Corvallis to New port. $2.50. . , iUe fiave Cut tbe Price ON SUMMER CLOTHING Trom $2lto $5 reduction made on each suit in tbe store Efci Tin jSasaKNyi I I I rhitSduffncrl tf&iMarx rbndTiiloredl If you want to save money on your summer suit don't overlook this chance. , While the above sale lasts we will sell ail summer trous ers at a d'scount of PER CENT The aove clothes are all finely tailored and of the lat est style and mixtures tbey must go before the of July v . but 4th S.L ne Regulator of Cow Prices St. Louis, June 8. Don Manuel Severa, a Spaniard who was intro duced last Sunday when the bull fight was attempted as the favorite matidor of the king of Spain, was shot through tbe heart today by Cailton Bass, knowq as "the 'Amer ican Matador." Bass and fiv oth er bullfighters who witnessed the bo iling were arrested. Theshoot- ng resulted trom a quarrel reeard- dm tbe bnllfigbt fiasco Sunday, wh a the authorities stopped tbe li and the angry crowd burned tb- arena structure. An opening feature of Commence ment is the debate this, Saturday ev ening, between the Jeffersooian and Feronian literary societies. It is for tbe Gatch ptiz, and is the final strug gl9 in a series ot seven debates in which all tbe societies have participat ed. The question 13, "Resolved, That Every American Boy Should Receive Military Training." The JeflersonI ans have tbe affirmative, and their team is, Hall, Selleck and Moore. Tbe Feronian team is Miss Gilbert, Miss Adams and Mis3 Jones. The debate takes place In college chapel. New deeds filed for record are: J. P. McBee et al to Benton county, land tor road purposes, $20; F. L. Read et ux to Walter B. Read, 160 acres in Kings Valley, $500; John B. Fields to E. N. Miller, two lots In block 13, Job's addition, $60; Annie Lemlsy and hus band to Louisa Crees, two lots in block 2. N. B. & P. Avery's addition, $150; Elizabeth F. Buxton and hu; band to W. H. Dllley, 2 lots in Helm's addition, $650; N. O. Dodge and wife to H. Jj. Mack, 47 acres near Pasty $1190, At the Opera bouse next Tuesday evening the Seniors will present their annual play. They have selected "The Rivals" made famous by Joseph Jef ferson, and will give a creditable pro duction. Guy C. Moore and Miss Inez St. Germain will appear in the leading roles. Tickets will be 35 and 50 cents and are on sale at the usual place The cast follows: Sir Anthony Abso lute, Robert Proebstel; captain Abse lute, C. C. Cate; Faulkland, J. O. Wit ty; BobAcres, Guy Moore; Sir Lucius u. x rigger, u. J. Shepard; Fapr, W. H Wicks; DaviJ, J. C Rlnehart; Thomas, D. O. S'aats; Mrs.' Malaprop, Inez St AS Wells, Portland; William Wicks. jGeimaln; Lydia Languish, Etta Ful Corvaliis; Isabel Whitby, Corvallis; J ier: Julia Melville. Mrv Smrmrlanri Jnlin Thnma Wirl.r HnmmrvniA r.. t, ki nrui.un j i jjuuj', Asaun rr u i i . E. E. WHITE Real Estate Co. Are you looking for a Home Or a good Investment? . If so we take pleasure in showing you over the country and are confident we can give yon the right price 'on some thing will suit you. . , " . We have tracts from 5 to I500 acres. . We have Fruit lands, Hop lands, Farm lands. Poultry ranches. Stock ranches and Timber lands. Ranging in price from $7 to 125 per acre all owing to lo cation and improvements. . , We also have a nice list of city proper ty. Lots from 75 to $500 each. Resi dences from $3;o to $3000 each according to location and improvemente we also have some good business locations Offices first door south of reading room White & Stone, Corvallis Or. GRADUATING EXERCISES. At C ;llege of Philomath -Corvallisites Were on the Program. Commencement week for the College of Philomath began Thurs day (evening with the graduating exercises ot the Music department. The program consisted in a major part of piano solos rendered as graduation numbers by Miss Win- nifred JNewth. , miss JNewth s ren ditions were in two instances es pecially difficult, but were skill fully manipulated and were highly appreciated. Miss Mabel Cronise, who has, duting the winter and spring terms, done excellent work for the Col lege as principal of the musical de partment, sang beautifully, "The Better Land and September. Miss Edna Irvine, who has dur ing the year, been in charge of the department of oratory read, "Legend .Beautiful. Miss ' Ir vine certainly possesses elocu tionary powers of extraordinary merit, and as a teacher, she is an exception. . Another pleasing feature on the program was a violin solo by Miss Verna Kerker, with Mordaunt Goodough as accompanist. Miss Kerker's execution surely bespeaks a career in the ' musical profession that is destined to be a decided at traction. . '. t An en ertaining little number of the program was a reading, "Kentucky Babe" by Mrs. L. B. Baldwin. ; Miss Alice Knerr of Corvallis, rendered valuable assistance as ac companist to "Miss Cronise. ' (Spectator. HERBINE Will overcoms indigestion and dyspep sia;, regulate the bowels and care liver and kidney complaints. It is the best blood enricher and invigorator in the world. It is purely vegetable, perfectly harmless, and should you be a sufferer from disease, you will use it if you are wise. R. N. Andrews. Editor and Mgr. Co coa and Rockledge News, Cocoa, Fla., writes: "I have used your Herbine my family, and find it a most excellent medicine. Its effects upon myself have been a marked benefit. I recommend it unhesitatingly." 5OC Sold by Graham & Wortham. Growing Acbes and Pains. Mrs. Tosie Sumner. Bremond, Texas, writes, April 2, 1902: "I have used Bal lard's Snow Liniment in my family' for three veare. I would not be without it in the house. I have used it on ray lit tle girl for growing pains and acbes in ner, knees. It cured her right away. I have also used it for frost bitten feet, with good success. It is the best liniment I ever used." 25c, 50c. $1.00. Sold by Graham & Wortham. '"Mans Alt HENKLD Every Wool Suit DftviS Siut ; 1 $10.00 . corvallis. Guarantse1 -J'Uliuuj. 1 1 11 11 nnm r.-in imnl (mmmiimmimmmmmi: . Are you going to buy a suit or a pair of pants ? Let us quote you prices. Call and see our line i ready made clothing. We will save you money. j ' I.,,,,,,, . ,.,. ; A GOLDEH 0PP0RT11TY. Now is the time to think about Cbat Pair of Eyeglasses You were to treat your eyes to. 1 Come to me and I wili fit your eyes, guarantee the fit, and will be here from 7 to 6 to make good my guarantee. E. W. S. PRATT, The Jeweler and Optician. Close at 6 p. m. except Saturdays. E.E.WILSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office la Zierolf Baildiaj, O wviU'S. O P. A. KLINE LIVESTOCK AUCTIONEER CORVALLIS, OR. Office at Huston's Hardware Store. P. O. Address, Box 11. Pays highest prices for all kinds of Live Stock. , Satisfaction guaranteed. Twenty years experience. For Sale. A cow, half Durham and half Jersey; good milker and in fine condition: be fresh in six weeks. B. B. Barnes, . Granger, Benton Co. . Notice of Final Settlement. In the Matter of the Estate ) ot J W. D. Armstrong, deceased.) Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned as executrix of tne Last Will and test ament ot W. D. Armstrong, deceas e d, has filed her final account, as sncn executrix with the clerk ot the- county court ot the state of Oregon, lor Benton county rtiiI h stiid mTinhM fixed Saturday the 9th day of July. 1904, at the hour of 2 o'clock in the afternoon as the time, and the county court room In the court house In Corvallis, Oregon, as the place, for hearing any and all objections tothe eaid account andsettlement thereof. Dated this June 11, 1904. Anna It. Armstrong, Executrix of the last will and testament of W. D. Armstrong, deceased. E. R. Bryson, ' Attorney- M-law . WILLAMETTE VALLEY BANKING COMPANY Corvallis, Ohegon. Notice of Guardian's Settlement. X In theMatter ot the Guardianship of Martha. Walker, Insanso. Notice Is hereby glren thatj;he undersigned as guadian of the . person and estate of Martha J. Walker, a per son of sound mind bas filed final his ac count as such guardian with the clerk of the county court of the state of Or-"n. for Benton county, and the said court has fixed Saturday the 9th day of July, 1904, at the hour one o'clock in the afternoon as the time, and the county court room in the court bouse in Oor Tallls, Oregon as the place, for near lug any ana all objections to said account , and for settlement thereof. - sated this June 11,. 1904, Jesse C. Walker, ' Quardlan of Martha J. W alker, Iatana. See Blackledge's fine couches. Notice to Creditors. Notice Is hereby given to all persons that the undersigned has been duly appointed execu tor of the lust will and testament of Guilford Barnard deceased, by tne County Co rt of Bentou county, for the state of Oregon. All persons having claims against said es tate are hereby requited to present the same to me, properly vended as by law required within six mouths ot the date hereof, to the undersigned - at his residence near Monroe, Oregon, or at the ofliee of Yates & Yates, in Corvallis, Oregon. Dated tills 7th day of May, 1904. Bobert Kyle. Executor of the last will and testament of Guilford Barnard, deceafled. Notice for Publication. Tltnhpr Land. Act June 1878. United States Land Office, Oregon City, Oregon, March 23rd. 1904. Notice is hereby given that in compliance with the provisions ot the act of Congress of June 3, 1S78, entitled "An act for the sale of limber lands In the States of California Oregon Nevada and Washington Territory" as extended toall the Public Lind states by act ot August 4, 1892, Howard L. Bush of Hoskins, county of Benton, state ot Oregon, has this day filed In this office his sworn statement ho. 6388, for the purchase of tne 8. W. X of S. W. a of Section No. 20 In Township No. 10 South, Bange t.o. 6 West W.M., and will offer proof to shDW that the land sought is more valuable for Us Umoer or stone than for agricultural purposes, and to establish his claim to said land before ictor P. Moses, County Clerk. Corvalli.i, Benton Coun ty, Oregon, on Saturdi y, the 11th day of June, 1904. He names as witnesses: Edd O. Frantz, of Hoskins, Oregon. fcs Abe H. West, " "i Lincoln Allen of Kings Valley, Oregon. , David H. Simpson of PeeDee Oregon. Any and all persons claiming adversely the .hnv.ftottffr1hp.il lands are TCOuested to file their claims In this office on or before said 11th day of June, 1904. . r Algernon S. Dresser, Register. Responsibility, $100,000 Deals in Foreign and Domestic Exchange. Bays County, City and School Warrants. Principal Correspondent. SAN FRANCISCO ) PORTLAND : f London San Fnm SEATTL.E f cisco Bank Limited. TAOOMA ,. I . NEW YORK Messrs. J, P. Morgan Co. CHICAGO National Bank of The Repub lic. LONDON, ENG. London & San Francisco Bank Limited. CANADA. UnionBank of Canada. H. S. PERNOR Physician & Surgeon Office over postoffice. Residence Cor. Fifth and Jefferson streets. Hours 10 to 12 a. m., 1 to 4 p. m. Orders may be eft at Graham & Wortham's drug Btore. Notice of Publication. Timber Land Act June 3, 18T8. United States Land Office. Oregon City, Oregon. Corvallis, Oregon, Marcn 3rd, 1001 Notice Is hereby given that In compliance with the provisions of the act of Congress ot June 3, 1878. entitled, "Au act for the sale of timber iaaas in tne states ot uaiirorma, uregon Nevada, and Washington Territory" as extend ed to all the Public Xand states by act of Aug ust 4, 1892, Benjamin F. Totten . of Corvallis, county of Benton, state of Oregon, has this day filed in this office his sworn statement No. 6377, for the purchase of the S. &. X it Section No. 30, in Township No. 13 S. Eange No. 6 West, and will otter proof lo show that the land sought Is more valuable tor its timber or stone than for agricultural purposes, and to estab lish his claim to said land before Victor P. Moses, County Clerk. Benton connty. State ot Oregon, on Friday, the third day of June, 1901, He names as witnesses: - v,- Johu L Eexford, of Corvallls, Oregon. Martin Butler of " " Abraham Coon, of " ntonaa Coon of lnavale, Any and all persons claiming adversely the above described lands are requested to file their claims In this office on or before said 3rd day of June, 1904. Algernon S. Dresser, ' Beglster.